29/02/2012 08:06 GMT

TOWIE Star Chloe Sims Fears For Her Safety After Co-Stars Were Attacked

The Only Way Is Essex's Chloe Sims has confessed she fears for her safety since appearing in the show.

The mum-of-one's co-star Lauren Goodger recently had her brand new beauty salon torched, and last year sisters Sam and Billie Faiers were attacked by a gang of girls on a night out.

Chloe, who also has faced jibes from online bullies, told The Star: "I worry about my safety if I'm where people are drinking. They feel confident and people think they know you. It can be intimidating when there are lots of people around you wanting a picture taken.

"I do have security when I do public appearances, but only what the club provide. When first on the show, I worried about mine and (daughter) Madison's safety."

But Chloe, 30, said on the whole she's happy to be part of the ITV2 reality show.

"After my first episode there were so many people gunning for me. I cried afterwards because I thought: 'What have I done? I've got a daughter. It's her I've got to worry about.'

"But for me the positive that's come out of the show has completely outweighed any negatives."

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